Montgomery County Parks – Deer Management

Over the course of Summer and Fall 2018, the Eppley Institute was tasked with assisting the Montgomery County Parks (Maryland) Volunteer Services Office with developing and delivering required training to over 375 people who

NEW Online Opioid Course

According to the latest statistics of the Center for Disease Control, on average, 130 Americans die every day from an opioid overdose. One of the consequences of the opioid crisis has been the growing

Program Profile: The Playground Maintenance Technician Program

The Eppley Institute, in collaboration with the Park District Risk Management Agency (PDRMA) of Illinois, offers the Playground Maintenance Technician (PMT) Program. The goal of the PMT is to improve playground safety, and reduce

The Eppley Institute welcomes Maggie England to the staff

Maggie joined the Institute as a Department Secretary in early September. Maggie is a life-long Bloomington resident and is working on obtaining her B.S. in Hospitality Management from Indiana Wesleyan University. She received her

WPA Webinar: Children Play and Nature Policy to Practice

Speakers: Mark Camley, Amanda O’Rourke, Amowi Phillips, Cheryl Charles, Cathy Kiss Date: October 10, 2018 Time: 4:00pm EST Register (CEUs available): Join URL: About the Webinar The webinar will introduce and launch

Online Deer Hunting Course

Eppley is collaborating with the County Parks Department of Montgomery County, Maryland to build an online course for managing deer populations on public lands. The Lottery-Based Managed Deer Hunting Program will be a required e-course

NRPA Presentations and Involvement by Eppley Staff

During the month of September, three Eppley Institute staff members developed materials and spoke at the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) Conference in Indianapolis, IN. Steve Wolter presented two different sessions, “The Public’s